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Green Century Files Plastic Pollution Proposal with Amazon* for Second Year in a Row

Jan 4, 2022

Green Century° has filed a shareholder proposal with, Inc., urging the company to make significant cuts to its use of plastic packaging.

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Green Century Files Right to Repair Proposal with Google Parent, Alphabet*

Jan 3, 2022

Green Century° has filed a shareholder proposal with Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, urging the technology giant to make its devices more easily repairable by consumers and independent repair shops.

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STATEMENT: Green Century Reacts to Kraft Heinz* Pledge to Reduce Emissions

Dec 30, 2021

Kraft Heinz has announced plans to reduce emissions 50% by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050, fulfilling part of a commitment secured in response to a 2020 Green Century shareholder resolution.

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Deere* Blocks Right to Repair Proposal Dismissing Shareholder Concerns

Dec 6, 2021

John Deere has challenged Green Century’s Right to Repair shareholder proposal with the SEC, essentially blocking a shareholder vote on its anti-competitive repair business model.

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STATEMENT: Apple* Takes Major Step Forward on Repair, Prompting the Withdrawal of Green Century Capital Management Shareholder Proposal

Nov 19, 2021

Apple announced a new program that will expand consumers’ access to repair on the same day that Green Century had to make a decision on whether to press forward on a right-to-repair shareholder proposal with the company.

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Costco* Withdraws Request to Exclude Green Century Shareholder Proposal on Science-Based Net Zero Targets; Proposal Will Be First of Its Kind to Go to a Vote

Nov 15, 2021

Costco has withdrawn its request to exclude Green Century’s shareholder proposal asking the company to adopt net zero science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.

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Green Century Files Shareholder Proposal with Chemours* to Protect Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge from Mining

Nov 10, 2021

Green Century filed a shareholder proposal with The Chemours Company asking it to address the serious risks associated with potential titanium mining next to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Georgia.

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STATEMENT: New SEC Legal Bulletin Will Allow Investors to File Stronger Shareholder Proposals Addressing the Climate and Biodiversity Crises

Nov 10, 2021

Under the new SEC guidance, shareholder advocates will have a greater ability to file both proposals on issues of significant social policy and ones that ask companies to achieve specific goals.

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Green Century Delivers a Message to World Leaders at COP26: Step Up Your Climate Ambitions Now

Oct 27, 2021

As the United Nation’s 26th climate summit gets underway, Green Century joins 733 investors, managing more than $52 trillion in assets, to deliver the 2021 Global Investor Statement to Governments on the Climate Crisis.

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STATEMENT: JPMorgan Chase* Follows Through on Pledge to Adopt Improved Deforestation Policy

Oct 6, 2021

On Thursday, JPMorgan Chase followed through on its agreement with Green Century Capital Management to adopt stronger policies on deforestation.

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